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BURKE, Edmund. Two letters addressed to a member of the present parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of france. London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1796. Ninth edition. 8vo. [4], 155, 155*-161*, 156-188pp. With a half-title. Pages 155 and 156 cancelled, with a four leaf insert (p.156*-161*) after p.155 (here pinned in place.) Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Short tears to margins of leaves D2 and P4, tears to gutters of Bb1-2 - touching text without loss, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18983
[WELLESLEY, Richard Wellesley, Marquess]. Substance of lord mornington's speech in the house of commons, on tuesday, january 21st 1794, on a motion for an address to his majesty at the commencement of the sessions of parliament. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1794. First edition. 8vo. [4], 176pp, [8]. With a half-title and four terminal advertisement leaves. Without preliminary errata leaf. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Inked ownership inscription to title-page, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 18999
[ADAIR, Robert, Sir]. A whig's apology for his consistency; in a letter from a member of parliament to his friend in the borough of ****. London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1795. First edition. 8vo. [4], 72, 161-192, 73-160, 193-198pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Several gatherings misbound. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Contemporary inked annotation to title-page, inked inscription to head of p.1, gathering 'G' (p.41-48) detached, lightly spotted/dust-soiled, some creasing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 19001
CASTLEREAGH, Robert Stewart, Viscount. Substance of a second speech of the marquis of londonderry...on the subject of the agricultural distress of the country, and the financial and other measures proposed for its relief... London. Printed for John Hatchard and Son, 1822. First edition. 8vo. 78pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened, stitched, as issued. Creased, lightly spotted, dust-soiling to margins. Author's own copy, from the recently dispersed library of Newbattle Abbey - though not identified as such. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18213
BRISSOT DE WARVILLE, J[acques] P[ierre]. J. P. brissot, deputy of eure and loire, to his constituents, on the situation of the national convention; on the influence of the anarchists, and the evils it has caused; and on the necessity of annihilating that influence in order to save the republic. London. Printed for John Stockdale, 1794. New edition. 8vo. xl, 121pp, [15]. With a 14pp terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue, ESTC calls for 15 terminal advertisement leaves, but other copies appear to be known as here. Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Inked ownership inscription to title-page, else clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 19000
SETON, John. Dialectica Joannis setoni cantabrigiensis, annotationibus Petri Carteri, ut clarissimis ita breuissimis explicata. Huic accessit, obartium ingenuarum inter se cognationem, Guilielmi Buclaei Arithmetica. Londini [i.e. London]. Apud Thomam Marsh, 1577. 8vo. [318]pp. With a linen-backed folding table. Handsomely bound in later gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, small paper repairs to text of initial five gatherings - with some slight loss of sense, very occasional contemporary faded inked annotations and underlining, paper repair to lower corner of terminal leaf, some spotting/browning. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17265
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. [Bristol]. Printed by W. Pine, [1792]. First edition. Folio. Dimensions 335 x 215mm. 9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17491
ALLIBOND, John. Rustica academiae oxoniensis Nuper Reformatae descriptio, In Visitatione Fanatica Octobris sexto, &c. Anno Domini 1648 cum Comitiis ibidem Anno sequente: Et aliis notatu non Indignis. Londini, [i.e. London]. Impensis G. Redmayne, [1700?]. Third edition. Quarto. 19pp, [1]. Stitched into original marbled paper wrappers. A trifle dog-earred, with some loss to spine, tearing/creasing to extremities, but nevertheless a remarkable survival in unsophisticated condition More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 13579
TITELMANS, Franciscus. Compendium naturalis philosophiae. Libri duodecim de consideratione rerum naturalium, earumue ad suum Creatorum reductione. Per sratrem Fraciscum Titelmanum Hassellensem, ordinis fratrum Minoru, sanctarum scripturaru apud Louanienses praelectorum. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Apud Joannem Roigny, 1543. 8vo. [16], 227ff. Seventeenth-century panelled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, slight splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine, private library shelf-label to upper board. Later armorial bookplate to FEP of Edward William Harcourt, with the motto 'Le Bon Temps Viendra', private library shelf-label to recto of FFEP, small pen-trial to title-page, light damp-staining to lower corner of initial four gatherings and upper corner ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14590
[TURNPIKE ACTS]. Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo tertio. At the Parliament begun at Westminster, the Tenth Day of May, Anno Domini 1768.... London. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1773. 104pp, [14].

[Bound with:] Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo Quarto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster, the Tenth Day of May, Anno Domini 1768... London. Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan, 1776. 19pp, [1]. With half-title.

[And:] Anno regni georgii III. regis Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, decimo sexto. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the ... More >
£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18113
MALTHUS, T[homas] R[obert]. An essay on the principle of population; or, a view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions. London. Printed for J. Johnson...by T. Bensley, 1807. Fourth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xvi, 580; [3], vi-vii, [1], 484pp, [60]. Without half-titles. Recent calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. A trifle rubbed. Ink-stamps of the Hastings Corporation Reference Library to both titles and recto of leaf A3 of both Vols., ink-stamp of the East Sussex County Library to verso of Vol. I title-page, very occasional slight chipping to margins, damp-staining to initial four gatherings ... More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18672
KENNETT, Basil. BALZAC, Jean-Louis Guez. . Politics In Select discourses of Monsieur balzac. Which he call'd his aristippus, or Wise Scholar. Done into English by Basil Kennett, Fellow of C.C.C. Oxford; now Chaplain in a British Factory abroad. To which are added, An Advertisement of the Translation; and an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author. London. Printed by J. Humfreys, for J. Philips, 1709. First edition. 8vo. xlviii, 172pp. Contemporary panelled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Rubbed, a trifle marked, splitting to joints with, but with boards remaining firmly attached. The Macclesfield Library copy, with bookplate of 'South Library', Shirburn Castle, to FEP, and the usual blind-stamps to first three leaves, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to recto of FFEP. Text-block unpressed, with some browning. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 16021